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The Invisibility of Pre-Linguistic Skills

Hi everyone, and welcome back to HeadStart For Life’s Blog, Beyond Therapy! Happy New Year! And thank you for joining us for our first post of 2019! In my previous post, I discussed pre-linguistic s

6 months ago by 2 minutes

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Actions Do Speak as Loud as Words

I’m glad to welcome you back to HeadStart for Life’s blog, Beyond Therapy! Similar to the posts of my colleagues, I wish to share stories and insights that may help you and your child. I would be

10 months ago by 2 minutes

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5 Communication Means To Try With Your Kids and Possible Breakdowns

It’s my pleasure to share another HeadStart post! Hopefully, you’ll learn and enjoy as you read along. Communication is the exchange of thoughts, ideas and messages across individuals. People part

1 year ago by 2 minutes

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Gesturing: Its Importance For Language Development

“When will my child begin to talk?” This is a question speech-language pathologists are frequently asked by parents. In response to this question, I ask the question: “Is your child gesturing?

2 years ago by 3 minutes

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Ready, Sound, Go! – Exciting Ways to Create Sounds

Children communicate in various ways and contexts. When you are around them, just take a pause and observe them communicating in so many ways. One child may gesture (pointing, pulling the person towa

3 years ago by 2 minutes

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